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Barry Clark
19th December 2004, 19:55
I just got back from riding about in the snow for the first time - we don't get alot of that in Atlanta, GA, USA. I think an ear froze off and I have to go back out and look for it; besides that, it was great. :chop

flathead45
19th December 2004, 19:59
so we get to go on another ride to rescue your ear then

nc5p
19th December 2004, 20:38
Was the snow sticking to the pavement or melting? Did you slide around much? Worst thing is that darned ice.

Doug
2004 883>1200 Custom

Broncodog
19th December 2004, 21:22
Well here's a contrast...........just got back in........83 and sunny ..........think I got sunburn! b :laugh

Barry Clark
19th December 2004, 21:35
so we get to go on another ride to rescue your ear then
:clap :clap :tour

Barry Clark
19th December 2004, 21:36
Was the snow sticking to the pavement or melting? Did you slide around much? Worst thing is that darned ice.

Doug
2004 883>1200 Custom
It was melting moments after it landed on the ground. More wet than anything. It was supposed to snow harder and stick but it warmed up over the past few days into the high 30's and 40's.

Barry Clark
19th December 2004, 21:37
Well here's a contrast...........just got back in........83 and sunny ..........think I got sunburn! b :laugh
We have that most of the year; a very long riding season.

dblkick
20th December 2004, 00:00
I was living there a few years ago & we got 5" of snow in Fayettville, kinda tough to ride it :tour


Dave

Shark Doctor
20th December 2004, 00:58
Well, to hell with all of you... actually maybe I'll join you! This was MI this morning!!!

midnitewolf
20th December 2004, 03:58
Well here's a contrast...........just got back in........83 and sunny ..........think I got sunburn! b :laugh

Broncodog ,
It was a nice day wasn't it , 35 members of our riding club staged at Ortega & 5
and rode to oceanside for brunch and then rode up the coast to Huntington Beach :tour

GregD
20th December 2004, 05:46
Yeah.....

And living in Florida sucks too!!! :tour

Greg....

twinsporty
20th December 2004, 12:55
Hey SharkDoc,

I know how you feel. But April will be here befor you know it. As for you west coasters (and floridians) take it easy on us snow bound fellas

Mountainrun
21st December 2004, 02:56
Ehhh, durn kids got it easy these days. Why back in my day we used to have to ride our Harelys to school barefoot....in the snow ......uphill.....bothways! :tour

designeraccd
21st December 2004, 11:35
Sheeessshhhh...you guys had it easy, now I remember hardlee riders back in them thar days PUSHINN their bike, UPhill both ways to school!!! nyuknyuknyuk.....I was on a Honda so I got to RIDE...hardeharhar....

Of course I'm still on a Honda (ST 1300) but I don't remember the last time I rode the poor bike. Now my 1200R, and SV 1000N do get ridden. If only we had some temperature (high of 11F predicted for Saturday, after 3+ days of upcoming snow...) the Sporty would be back out, hmm...directly to the gas station. Ran her onto reserve on her last cold ride a week ago Sunday. Think SPRING!!! DFO :clap

Mountainrun
21st December 2004, 14:03
Ahhhh, spring birds singin' , flowers bloomin', the smell of hot motorcycle oil in the air.

Barry Clark
23rd December 2004, 04:58
The only bike I had to push was a Honda. To be fair, it was a 1975 CB550R and the current year was 1997. It was indeed up one hill in a GA summer. It was only one way but, with that heavy thing, one way was plenty. It weighed more than my sporty!

woody95
23rd December 2004, 12:15
Well. The weather report up here in the great white north, says 15" of snow in the next couple of days :eek: So no riding on Christmas day like last year :frownthre The Sporty has been in the garage for the past month and I have not been this long out of the saddle in the past 2yrs. On the bright side the long range forecast is calling for 50 degrees by next Wed. :D

Bob